Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.
Life becomes harder for us when we live for others, but it also becomes richer and happier.
The purpose of government is to enable the people of a nation to live in safety and happiness. Government exists for the interests of the governed, not for the governors.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.
Be kind whenever possible.It is always possible.
If you can, help others; if you cannot do that, at least do not harm them.
As a rock star, I have two instincts, I want to have fun, and I want to change the world. I have a chance to do both.
If you deliberately set out to be less than you are capable, you'll be unhappy for the rest of your life.
We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all that we need to make us happy is something to be enthusiastic about.
Happy is he who causes a scandal
I have been very happy, very rich, very beautiful much adulated, very famous and very unhappy
Children are happy because they don't have a file in their minds called 'All the Things That Could Go Wrong.
Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know.
A happy life consists in tranquility of mind.
A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.
A man is never as big as when he is on his knees to help a child.
Everyone has an invisible sign hanging from their neck saying, 'Make me feel important.' Never forget this message when working with people.
Money can't buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.
Should not the giver be thankful that the receiver received? Is not giving a need? Is not receiving, mercy?
Happiness can exist only in acceptance.
Cheerfulness is that quality which enables one to make others happy. It takes its origin half in personal goodness, and half in the belief of the personal goodness of others.